Sanctuary of Loyola

Loyola, Getaria, Zarauz & San Sebastian Day Tour from Bilbao

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Key Details
Duration
8 hours
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Live Guide
Spanish, English

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In your Bilbao hotel lobby.

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Overview
Follow the highway towards the east, into the province of Gipuzkoa. On the way to the Sanctuary of Loyola, you will be able to admire the areas of inner Basque Country, combined with rural valleys and industrial villages in between mountains!
What to Expect
See villages trapped in between mountains like the villages of Durango, Eibar and Elgoibar!

Arrive at the core of the province, and after the industrial village of Azkoitia, you will arrive at your first stop, the Sanctuary of Loyola, hometown of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits. Here you will visit the Basilica and the tower house where he was born and lived. Depending on the time, you may wish to attend a ceremony.

Next you follow the route towards the coast on the north, passing through Azpeitia. You will also pass through Zestoa, a famous natural spa village with healing waters that attracted the royalty of Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Later you will arrive to the coast at Zumaia, a beautiful village very much appreciated by Basque summer tourists. Following the coastal road you will arrive at your next stop, Getaria. A unique medieval fishing village and hometown of famous figures like captain Juan Sebastian Elcano (the first man to travel around the world by sea), and Cristobal Balenciaga, the famous designer.

Then you will pass by Zarauz, a beautiful tourist spot with the largest beach in the province of Gipuzkoa. You will arrive finally to San Sebastian (or Donostia) where you will do a panoramic tour of the city. After lunch, you will do a walking tour into the old quarter visiting the most interesting streets and locations before returning to Bilbao in the evening.

Follow the highway towards the east, into the province of Gipuzkoa. On the way to the Sanctuary of Loyola, you will be able to admire the areas of inner Basque Country, combined with rural valleys and industrial
What's Included
  • Specialized guide during the tour with all type of explanations about the places
  • Transport and assistance insurance
What's Not Included
  • Lunch
Meeting Point

Pick-up will be at 09.00 in the lobby of your Bilbao hotel. If your hotel is not in the city center, your pick-up point will be Abba Parque Hotel in central Bilbao. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Children from 2 to 12 years old will have a discount of 50%. They will have to be accompanied at least by 2 adults

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